1083
Arizona
Scenic Railroads of Arizona: Sedona and Grand Canyon
Experience the wonders of Sedona and the Grand Canyon via two historic railways as you join experts to learn about the local history, culture and charm of these iconic landscapes.
Rating (4.73)
Program No. 1083ZGF
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,095
Getting There
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At a Glance

The wonders of Sedona and the Grand Canyon are well known, but few visit these locales via scenic and historic railway. In Sedona, ride the Verde Canyon Railroad through Arizona’s rim country along the wild and scenic Verde River. Later in the week, embark on an overnight adventure to Grand Canyon National Park via the historic Grand Canyon Railway. Throughout your journey gain insights into regional lore as you explore this breathtaking part of northern Arizona.
Activity Level
Moderate
Walking up to one mile on varied terrain. Optional longer hike at the Grand Canyon. Elevations of 4,500-7,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy a narrated exploration of Sedona’s best-loved sights and red-rock vistas.
  • Travel through dramatic Oak Creek Canyon en route to historic Williams for embarkation on the Grand Canyon Railway excursion.
  • Stay overnight at a Grand Canyon lodge, explore historic village sites and absorb incomparable canyon views.
Featured Expert
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Stanley S. Beus
From his early days growing up on a dairy farm in Idaho, Dr. Stanley Beus quickly became fascinated with nature. He earned a Ph.D. in geology from UCLA before beginning a career as an exploration geologist, and later became the first head of the Geology Department at Northern Arizona University. Dr. Beus has been both a field and class instructor for Road Scholar programs for over 20 years, and has enjoyed bringing geology to life for literally thousands of participants.
Garrett Roberts
Ken Lyn Mikell
Stanley S. Beus
Margaret (Maggie) Mitchell
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